Neurobiology and Substance Use
In this webinar, you will explore substance use as a biological, behavioral neurobiological chronic health condition; delve into the impact of antiquated understanding of addiction in terms of treatment approaches in healthcare and policy implications; connect evidenced based policy and treatment approaches to the science of addiction; and examine why Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) and Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) can help change how we treat substance use disorders.
This webinar is also broken out into four shorter modules:
- A Biological, Behavioral and Neurobiological Condition
- The Stages and Steps of Addiction
- Implications for Treatment and Policy
- A Shift in How We Treat Addiction
To view the modules, click through to the webinar, and the modules will be included in the YouTube playlist.
Social Work Competencies: 4, 6, 7, 8